About Dr Wynand Spruyt
Designation at current place of employment: Head of Compliance, FNB Commercial
Research interests: Financial regulation; Financial crime risk management and compliance; International sanctions; Virtual currencies; Dispute resolution
Wynand Spruyt is a Legal, Risk and Compliance professional; a research associate at the Centre for Banking Law at the University of Johannesburg; and a visiting lecturer at the Stellenbosch University Law Faculty, lecturing in dispute resolution and regulatory design. He holds the degrees B.Acc, LLB (Stell.), LLD (Stell) and LLM (UJ).
Currently, as the Head of Compliance of the Commercial segment (FNB) within FirstRand Bank, he is passionate about the embedment of Compliance strategy; emerging regulatory risk management (especially from a payments and FinTech perspective); driving Compliance efficiencies; and teaching about these themes.